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Gay activists furious with Obama
The Politico ^

Posted on 12/17/2008 4:31:58 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Gay activists furious with Obama By: Ben Smith and Nia-Malika Henderson December 17, 2008 06:32 PM EST

Barack Obama’s choice of a prominent evangelical minister to perform the invocation at his inauguration is a conciliatory gesture toward social conservatives who opposed him in November, but it is drawing fierce challenges from a gay rights movement that – in the wake of a gay marriage ban in California – is looking for a fight.

Rick Warren, the senior pastor of Saddleback Church in southern California, opposes abortion rights but has taken more liberal stances on the government role in fighting poverty, and backed away from other evangelicals’ staunch support for economic conservatism. But it’s his support for the California constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage that drew the most heated criticism from Democrats Wednesday.

“Your invitation to Reverend Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at your inauguration is a genuine blow to LGBT Americans,” the president of Human Rights Campaign, Joe Solomonese, wrote Obama Wednesday. “[W]e feel a deep level of disrespect when one of architects and promoters of an anti-gay agenda is given the prominence and the pulpit of your historic nomination.”

The rapid, angry reaction from a range of gay activists comes as the gay rights movement looks for an opportunity to flex its political muscle. Last summer gay groups complained, but were rebuffed by Obama, when an “ex-gay” singer led Obama’s rallies in South Carolina. And many were shocked last month when voters approved the California ban.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: bho2008; bhoinauguration; fabulous; gaystapo; hissyfit; homosexualagenda; obamainaguration; perverts; prop8; proposition8; queerlybeloved; rickwarren; thatsprecious
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1 posted on 12/17/2008 4:31:59 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

LOL the homo’s are taking a right beating lately.

This is just great,

what is it

ah yes change we can believe in

have you got that homo’s?

change you never thought LOL


2 posted on 12/17/2008 4:35:02 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Sub-Driver
Since his election to the position of President Elect, Obama has shown increasingly that he may be (emphasis on "may be") a pure old fashioned opportunist.

He has betrayed the hard-core left most of all.

Does that mean that conservatives can still hope? I dunno.

3 posted on 12/17/2008 4:36:16 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: Sub-Driver

Disagreement is not allowed. You’d think Obama would know that by now.

By the way, they knew Obama’s stance on gay marriage didn’t they?


4 posted on 12/17/2008 4:37:07 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: Sub-Driver
"Gay activists furious with Obama"

Honestly now. Is there anyone abominable sodomites are not "furious" with?

5 posted on 12/17/2008 4:37:11 PM PST by The Anti-One (So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Touchy fags.


6 posted on 12/17/2008 4:37:36 PM PST by Batrachian
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

we can watch the radical left and homo’s get all their knickers in a twist


7 posted on 12/17/2008 4:37:45 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Sub-Driver
Trannies claim to be women trapped in men's bodies or vice-versa.

IMHO, the entire LBGT "community" are a bunch of brown-shirts trapped in rainbow attire.

8 posted on 12/17/2008 4:38:21 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear (The cosmos is about the smallest hole a man can stick his head in. - Chesterton)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
Does that mean that conservatives can still hope? I dunno.

I personally dont have much use for Warren, another man of the cloth looking for a guvvie handout.

9 posted on 12/17/2008 4:38:44 PM PST by Nonstatist
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
BTW, the most we could hope for is that Obama might turn out to be a pragmatist that would benignly react to events instead of trying to implement a socialist agenda.

That said, I will fear him as a possible Manchurian candidate until his last day in office.

10 posted on 12/17/2008 4:39:26 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: Sub-Driver
I LOVE IT! Nothing so much pleases me as seeing the queerly beloved get angry at Rick Warren over his endorsement of Proposition 8! BRING IT ON!!!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

11 posted on 12/17/2008 4:39:30 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

we can watch the radical left and homo’s get all their knickers in a twist


12 posted on 12/17/2008 4:40:17 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: The Anti-One

“Furious” and “fierce” are two more words that now belong exclusively to the “gay” emotional typology.


13 posted on 12/17/2008 4:41:49 PM PST by angkor (Conservatism is not a religious movement.)
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To: goldstategop

great isn’t it to see these homo’s get done over, the idiots actually thought he was going to give them marriage right off the bat.

maybe they never heard Biden or knew in the black community or the area of chicago homo’s are not well received.
Not only that but did they take no notice of the church he went to for 20 years

obama is actually pissing the left off more than the right and it is great to see


14 posted on 12/17/2008 4:42:40 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Sub-Driver

When your entire “ideology” is pandering the those who are pandered to less will always be upset.

Too bad no one runs on principles anymore. Maybe Paline, Jindal or Steele will lead us from this moral morass.


15 posted on 12/17/2008 4:43:11 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Der neuen Fuhrer: AKA the Murdering Messiah: Keep your powder dry, folks)
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To: manc
I preferred it when the homos were in the closet.
16 posted on 12/17/2008 4:43:20 PM PST by Churchillspirit
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To: Sub-Driver
Gay activists furious with Obama By: Ben Smith and Nia-Malika Henderson December 17, 2008 06:32 PM EST

Prolly gonna hold their breath and stamp their feet. Maybe even say something snotty. I wonder if Ben and Nia-Malika, bless their little hearts, are writing from the inside, or merely as informed observers.

These "folks" don't have much to worry about.

17 posted on 12/17/2008 4:43:59 PM PST by RobinOfKingston (Democrats, the party of evil. Republicans, the party of stupid.)
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To: manc

Hey LGBTs!
Your ass ain’t gonna believe what your eyes are telling you!


18 posted on 12/17/2008 4:44:29 PM PST by omega4179 ( Those who can't write, write the news)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Who’s the opportunist-Obama or Warren?


19 posted on 12/17/2008 4:44:42 PM PST by liberalism is suicide (Communism,fascism-no matter how you slice socialism, its still baloney)
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To: Sub-Driver
..Gay activists furious with Obama ...

..oh $hit, I could just punch a pillow.

20 posted on 12/17/2008 4:44:50 PM PST by SGCOS
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To: Sub-Driver

So His Majesty is telling the gays to bite him. Sweet.


21 posted on 12/17/2008 4:45:17 PM PST by beckysueb (Drill here! Drill now!)
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To: manc
obama is actually pissing the left off more than the right and it is great to see...

Exactly.
22 posted on 12/17/2008 4:46:11 PM PST by Phoenix11
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23 posted on 12/17/2008 4:47:11 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: manc

Is B Hussein telling the rumpriders to pound sand instead of each other?


24 posted on 12/17/2008 4:47:34 PM PST by orchid (Defeat is worse than death, you have to LIVE with defeat.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Did the gays finally realize what Muslims do to homos? Well, they elected a muzzie.


25 posted on 12/17/2008 4:48:16 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.)
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To: Phoenix11

Popcorn, coming up!


26 posted on 12/17/2008 4:48:17 PM PST by Publius6961 (Change is not a plan; Hope is not a strategy.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Gee, the honeymoon with the Messiah is about over & he's not even been inaugurated yet! LOVE IT!!!

Wait til the dems who voted for him, see what a mess he makes of this country in one year!!!

27 posted on 12/17/2008 4:48:20 PM PST by blondee123 (Never acknowledge a Marxist as President of the United States of America!)
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To: Sub-Driver

The election is over. They can shut the hell up until they are needed to bash the Republicans in four years.
The good news is that I expect that BHZero will probably tell them as much and have his presstitutes back him up.


28 posted on 12/17/2008 4:49:00 PM PST by Steamburg ( Your wallet speaks the only language most politicians understand.)
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To: Sub-Driver

They need not worry—Obammy will find a way to drop a few mill on one of their pet projects to appease them.


29 posted on 12/17/2008 4:49:11 PM PST by basil (Support the 2nd Amendment--buy another gun today)
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To: Sub-Driver

Gay activists aren’t really gay, are they? (In the traditional sense of the word)


30 posted on 12/17/2008 4:49:25 PM PST by Rocky
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To: Sub-Driver; All
"Gay activists furious with Obama"


31 posted on 12/17/2008 4:49:51 PM PST by musicman
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m sure they wanted someone like Andy Sidden instead.


32 posted on 12/17/2008 4:50:05 PM PST by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: Sub-Driver

There they go associating Christians with Hitler, and Jews as a more protected group than themselves, when they speak of Obama not daring having a pro-Nazi preacher instead.

These f@gs are fascists and way over the top. I have always said there is no difference between sex-preference and racism, and the language of sexual-orientation goes right ahead with advocacy of bestiality and other abominable degenerate orientations.


33 posted on 12/17/2008 4:50:42 PM PST by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: Sub-Driver
is a genuine blow to LGBT Americans,

Heehee...all these posts and no comment on this little jewel

34 posted on 12/17/2008 4:51:32 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (The tree of liberty is getting mighty dry)
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To: Churchillspirit

tis a shame they are still not that way we could lock them in it this time


35 posted on 12/17/2008 4:52:16 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is BS, big time. Warren had a pro-life right to turn down the biggest threat to the unborn ever conceived. Did the man actually agree to do this? NO conservative could even entertain the thought of supporting this man even to hand him a tissue, unless he was crying out in repentance for the deaths of the little ones he agrees to murder. THis is a con, Christians—a con. He’s saying here’s the apple—doesn’t Warren know the heart of Satan when he sees it?


36 posted on 12/17/2008 4:54:59 PM PST by huldah1776 ( Worthy is the Lamb)
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To: Sub-Driver
The rapid, angry reaction from a range of gay activists comes as the gay rights movement looks for an opportunity to flex its political muscle. Last summer gay groups complained, but were rebuffed by Obama, when an “ex-gay” singer led Obama’s rallies in South Carolina. And many were shocked last month when voters approved the California ban.

Oh dear. The gays flexed political muscle. The gays complained. The gays are shocked.

Who wrote this BS? And who cares? They wanted hussein obama, they got him. Buyers remorse is a bitch. The gays can stand in unemployment lines just as well as the rest of us.

37 posted on 12/17/2008 4:56:29 PM PST by ScreamingFist (Annihilation - The result of underestimating your enemies. NRA)
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To: Sub-Driver

I knew, down the line, Obama’s rise was fraught with dangerous promises and humiliating “necessities” of being ashamed of f@gs and Islam.

How dare they question the Messiah anyways! For goodness’ sake. (sarc off).

The f@g media and Holywood wanted to be elected, as the real “first ladies” of Obama. My, the world is gona die because f@gs don’t get to be “dignified” and get to keep being ashamed of wishing to rape little boys freely, culturaly and physicaly.

We have other problems. Who are these freaging aristocrates?

I love the smell of napalm and persecution in the morning. It rushes the f@gs to go appopleptic. No honey, you can’t have your butt honey, sorry.


38 posted on 12/17/2008 4:59:06 PM PST by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
Does that mean that conservatives can still hope?

Absolutely not! Conservatives are the frog and Obama is the scorpion.

http://allaboutfrogs.org/stories/scorpion.html

39 posted on 12/17/2008 5:00:32 PM PST by tbpiper (Now irate and tireless, but mostly irate.)
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To: huldah1776

Yeah, I smell something of a set up. On the one hand Obama chooses to be officiated thus, on the other he stealthily funds for a huge protest against it... all a matter of conjecturing and further the shaming of us vs. gays and of slowly accustomizing the culture in favor of those poor gays.

Meanings and words are being manufactured right there to condemn Jews and Christians, while leaving belief or good tradition without real defense, naked.

That being said, persecuting Christians as a resulting show is interesting and will never solve the gays’ real problems amongst themselves, shaming each other. Pathetic.

This move is precisely calculated to decustom America from Christianity instead of putting it on an equal footing of accustomization.

Gay talk of equality here is rash hyocrisy, when nongays or antigay culture is deemed “specialy bigoted”.

Hmm...

Good luck Obama. If you play these satan games, you are not going to go far, but satan will at your expense, is all I can say.


40 posted on 12/17/2008 5:10:33 PM PST by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: Sub-Driver

In the media, homosexuals are perpetually “furious” like muslims are “outraged.”


41 posted on 12/17/2008 5:13:55 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Sub-Driver

Perhaps the gay activists want Rev. Rosie O’Donnell to perform the rites prior to the Obamaniacs’ mass orgasm.


42 posted on 12/17/2008 5:16:50 PM PST by citizencon
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To: huldah1776

Amen. I am diz-gusted with Warren and his blasphemies. Now this - no shock at all, really.


43 posted on 12/17/2008 5:18:32 PM PST by BerkeleyRefugee
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To: Sub-Driver
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They look ANGRY!

44 posted on 12/17/2008 5:23:44 PM PST by hercuroc
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To: tbpiper

He might be self destructive. He is for sure the consumate social wheeler, using any social mean, christian or antichristian, to make personal contacts and fraternizations with those who know him best. It helps him wink, nod and and select. He makes these gestures that are never promises, stances that are never real stances, contradictions andbizantine flip flops.

In the end, the irony is that those openly outraged gays are at least believing in something. Obama seems to believe in nothing and to always fight or frustrate any seed of belief what so ever out there, whether Christian or not.

He’s a real nasty piece of work. Christians will be persecuted, but so will everyone else apparently.

Happy Obama everyone. (sarc off).


45 posted on 12/17/2008 5:24:21 PM PST by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is hilarious! The fags thought when Obama was elected they could shove their gay agenda down everybody’s throat. Obama is showing them they don’t own him and he has simply used them to get where he is. I think Rick Warren is a good pick but he should council Obama in regards to infanticide.


46 posted on 12/17/2008 5:24:50 PM PST by micmac
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To: Sub-Driver
Politico's propaganda is pathetic.

Obama will give the Homos everything he can and they know it.

47 posted on 12/17/2008 5:29:30 PM PST by mrsmith
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama shouldn’t have bothered trying to appease conservative evangelicals. It won’t work for the same reason compassionate conservatism (ie: liberal appeasement) didn’t work. Meanwhile, he’s pissed off a valuable constituency. I’m sure he has the same thought Jorge had, “where else are they gonna go?” but they might stay home next election. See where that got the Republican party?


48 posted on 12/17/2008 5:34:59 PM PST by saganite
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To: Sub-Driver
Who didn't see this coming?

People never learn: Don't fall in love with a politician--they'll break your heart every time.

49 posted on 12/17/2008 5:37:10 PM PST by GSWarrior (It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Angry turd rustlers? I’m not having a hard time NOT caring


50 posted on 12/17/2008 5:37:48 PM PST by Quickgun
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